IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021: Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Cut off, Salary

Exam Date

Feb 20, 2021

Apr 7, 2021


IBPS RRB stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Bank. IBPS RRB Office Assistant is a national level banking examination conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, in order to recruit office assistants in various regional rural banks in the country. The main duty of these officers is to look after the day to day activities going in the bank. Want to get more information about IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021? Read the full article given below.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the Common Recruitment Program (CRP) every year for securing jobs in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), Public Sector Banks (PSBs), etc. The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam 2021 is conducted every year for the post of Office Assistant (multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks.

Latest Updates:

  • March 01, 2021: Results for Provisional Allotment for CRP RRB IX Office Assistant, IBPS Clerk Mains 2020-21 has been released. Direct link for the same has been given below.
  • February 3, 2021: The admit card for IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2020 Mains Exam is released. Candidates who have cleared the Prelims exam can download the admit card to appear for the exam on February 20, 2021.


What is IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Exam?

Candidates taking up the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 exam will be recruited as Office Assistants, who will form the backbone of the day-to-day activities in the various Regional Rural Banks of the country. The IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 exam will be conducted in ONLINE Mode in two rounds. The preliminary round consists of reasoning and numerical ability sections while the mains round consists of Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, English or Hindi, and Numerical Ability. The test can be taken in English or Hindi language.

Based on the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims cut off, selected candidates will appear for the mains round after which, based on the IBPS RRB Mains cut off, they will be provisionally allotted employment in a Regional Rural Bank based on merit cum state-wise preference and reservation policy.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Vacancy

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 vacancy depends on the requirement of the RRBs which is likely to change every year. In 2019, 3688 vacancies were available. The notification for IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Vacancies is expected to be released soon. Candidates need to make sure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria of the relevant post before applying for the examination.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Exam Date

Applicants can refer to the below table which displays information regarding IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Important Dates.

Events Dates
IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2020 Notification To be announced
Preliminary Exam Dates September 19, 20, and 26, 2020
Preliminary Exam - Results January 21, 2021 
Mains Exam Admit Card February 3, 2021
Mains Exam Date Feb 20, 2021 
Mains Exam - Results To be announced


IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to ensure that they fulfil the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Eligibility Criteria before filling out the application form. The application might be rejected at any time during the process of admission if the candidate is found to be ineligible for the examination. The various specifications of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Eligibility Criteria are tabulated below.

Age Limit
  • Minimum: 18
  • Maximum: 28
  • Relaxation of 5 years is permitted for reserved categories
Nationality/Citizenship A candidate must be either
  • (i) A Citizen of India (or)
  • (ii) A Citizen of Nepal (or)
  • (iii) A Citizen of Bhutan (or)
  • (iv) A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to settle permanently in India (or)
  • (v)A person who is of Indian origin and has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of the United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India. A candidate’s eligibility in the above-mentioned clauses must be supported with a certificate issued by the Government of India
Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent.
  • Candidates are expected to be proficient in local languages as notified by RRBs and basic knowledge of computers is also required.
Work Experience No prior experience is required.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Application Form

The online registration and application process will be conducted on the official website. The registration process for the examination is as follows:

Step 1: Choose the link to apply for IBPS RRB Office Assistant

Step 2: Fill in your basic information such as name, age, ge6nder, and click on Save and Next option.

Step 3: The following documents must be uploaded-

  • Photograph in .jpeg file (Size: 20-50kB)
  • Applicant’s Signature in .jpeg file (Size: 20-50kB)
  • Applicant’s Thumb impression in .jpeg file (Size: 20-50kB)
  • A scanned copy of the handwritten declaration as per the prescribed format in .jpeg file (Size: 20-50kB).

Step 4: Click on the ‘Next’ button after uploading the above-mentioned documents.

Step 5: You are now required to fill in your basic details in 3 different sections

Step 6: After you have filled in your basic details, you are required to fill in your Educational Qualifications. Once you are done with this, the preference list of RRBs must be filled in sequential order.

Step 7: After the choices have been made, click on ‘Save and Next’

Step 8: A preview of the application is displayed in order to correct errors or edit information. A careful review must be done as changes will not be permitted post submission.

Step 9: Finally, select the payment method for the application fee. The payment is done online. It can be done through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.

Step 10: Click on the ‘Submit’ button for submission of the application

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam 2021 Application Fee

TO get details about IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Application fee, candidates can refer to the below-given table.

 Category Fee
General INR 600

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Admit Card

The candidates can download the admit card by following the given steps

Step 1: Visit the official website

Step 2: Click on "Download your online Main exam Call Letter"

Step 3: At the login page, enter the registration No / Roll No and Password / DOB(dd-mm-yy) at the required places to download the Call Letter.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Syllabus

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 exam can be attempted in English or Hindi. Applicants are highly recommended to go through the syllabus in order to perform well in the examination. The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam 2021 syllabus is as follows:


  • Odd man out
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Series
  • Ranking and TIme
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Decision Making
  • Figure Series
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Alphabet Test
  • Numbers
  • Causes and Effects
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Word Formation

2. Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Decimal and Fraction
  • Simple Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Averages
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Case Studies
  • Permutation and Combination
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • Compound Interest
  • Time and Distance
  • Simplification
  • Percentages Charts and Graphs
  • Probability

3.English Language

  • Spotting Errors
  • Jumbled words
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Comprehension
  • Commonly misspelled words
  • Phrase Substitution
  • Jumbled up sentences
  • One word substitution

4.Hindi Language

  • Vyakaran
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Mistakes
  • Paragraphs


  • Computer fundamentals
  • Software and Hardware fundamentals
  • Networking
  • MS Office
  • Database
  • History and Future of computers

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Exam Pattern

The examination pattern will help the aspirants to have a brief idea about the exam paper. Therefore, candidates need to go through the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Exam Pattern while preparing for the examination. The exam pattern for the prelims and the mains exams are different and the same has been tabulated below for candidate's better understanding. 

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Prelims exam pattern is as follows:

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Q’s Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning English/Hindi 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2. Numerical Ability English/Hindi 40 40
- TOTAL - 80 80 -

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Mains exam pattern is as follows:

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Q’s Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2. Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
3. General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4. a.* English Language English 40 40
4. b.* Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
- TOTAL - 200 200 -

*Candidates can choose either English or Hindi

Marking Scheme:

1 mark is awarded for every correct answer. 1/4th of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted in case of wrong answers. Marks are neither added nor deducted for questions left unanswered. For the Mains examination, a total weighted score is calculated based on exam scores before declaring cutoffs.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Result

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 exam results are declared within one month after the exam. Intimation will be sent by email and/ or SMS only to the email ID and mobile number registered in the online application form.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Cutoff

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims cut off 2019 is as follows:

State Cut-off (General)
Andhra Pradesh 71.50
Assam 64.75
Bihar 74.25
Chattisgarh 75.50
Gujarat 63.25
Haryana 76
Himachal Pradesh 71
Jammu and Kashmir -
Jharkhand 58.50
Karnataka 65.25
Kerala 75
Madhya Pradesh 68.25
Maharashtra 69.25
Odisha 73.75
Punjab 77.50
Rajasthan 75.25
Tamil Nadu 68
Telangana 68.50
Tripura 71.25
Uttar Pradesh 74
Uttarakhand 76.75
West Bengal 74.75

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains cut off 2019 is as follows:

State Cut-off (General)
Arunachal Pradesh 66.56
Andhra Pradesh 79.81
Assam 86.25
Bihar 84.94
Chattisgarh 55.19
Gujarat 92.19
Haryana 91.06
Himachal Pradesh 93.88
Jammu and Kashmir 91.13
Jharkhand 57.44
Karnataka 57.44
Kerala 95.69
Madhya Pradesh 82.56
Maharashtra 52.75
Manipur 68.63
Meghalaya 63.94
Mizoram 92.94
Nagaland NA
Odisha 80.13
Puducherry 91.19
Punjab 99.19
Rajasthan 88.69
Tamil Nadu 86.00
Telangana 71.56
Tripura 60.44
Uttar Pradesh 87.81
Uttarakhand 102.81
West Bengal 87.44

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Salary

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 salary varies from bank to bank. An average salary of INR 7,200 - INR 19,300 can be expected in hand.

In addition to the basic pay, candidates are entitled to allowances such as Conveyance Allowance, Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA)/Leased Accommodation, Special Allowance, Travelling Allowance (TA), Medical Reimbursement, National Pension Scheme (NPS), Leave Encashment, etc.

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